Right to the Bitter End

1 12 oz Bourbon, WL Weller
34 oz Byrrh
14 oz Campari
2 ds Peychaud's Bitters
1   Cherry
Instructions
Stir with ice. Serve up or rocks (your choice).
Notes
At the intersection of Manhattan and Boulevardier.
History
Winning recipe, created for a pre-Presidential debate cocktail contest, which asked for red- and blue-colored drinks. Cocktail was featured & served before and during the first 2012 debate at the Chesterfield in Dallas, TX... Credit where it's due, I borrowed Jamie Boudreau's "Golden Ratio".
From other users
  • A nice, if not earth-shattering, Boulevardiere-style drink. I would make it again. Might be a good intro to bitter cocktails for a red wine drinker. — ☆☆☆
  • Struggle to rate this one - 4 because I really like boulevardier like drinks, but not all that distinctive. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Luxardo Bitter also works, but is less complex. — ☆☆☆
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